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Posts Tagged ‘most cited violations’

OSHA Top 10 Violation: Electrical Safety Explained

December 21, 2011 | 0 comments

The use of electricity has become so common that many people ignore or overlook the dangers it presents. Accidents caused by electricity are largely due to poor maintenance of electrical cords and equipment, improper use of electrical equipment, and unsafe working conditi...

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General Duty Clause in Plain English

November 14, 2011 | 0 comments

The General Duty Clause explained for dealerships and service centers by an OSHA enforcement expert. This video covers how dealerships get cited for General Duty Clause violations, and how to identify and address issues before they become citations. General Duty Clause is...

Posted in: Citations, OSHA Tags: Citations, general duty clause, most cited violations, OSHA General Duty Clause, osha top 10 Read More

OSHA Cites Parker Hannifin $487,700. Fits Trend of Repeat Violations Across Multiple Locations

May 04, 2011 | 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  issued 33 citations to the Parker Hannifin Corp. plant in Batesville, Mississippi. Half are repeat citations (which come with much higher price tags) that are based on similar situations fou...

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Parts Grinder OSHA violation fixed at KPA dealer safety inspection

April 14, 2011 | 0 comments

There's a reason that Parts Grinders are one of the top OSHA violations. Just last week I visited a dealer who has been a KPA client for more than 14 years and an excellent record when it comes to environmental and safety. Yet, during our quarterly inspection we found that t...

Posted in: Citations, OSHA, Safety: Industry Updates Tags: Citations, most cited violations, parts grinder, workplace injuries Read More

The Pep Boys Story: A New Kind of Repeat OSHA Violation

March 08, 2011 | 0 comments

Recently, OSHA cited Pep Boys for serious and repeat safety violations. The chain faces a total of $75,000 in fines. The unusual part of the report is the way that OSHA counted the violations. What happened is that in 2009, a citation was issued to a facility in one loca...

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OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2010

November 17, 2010 | 2 comments

OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations for the 2010 fiscal year was revealed at The National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo in San Diego in EHS Today . Keeping with the trends of previous years, this new top 10 was only slightly different from last year’s top 10. Thoma...

Posted in: Citations, Environment: Industry Updates, OSHA, Safety: Industry Updates Tags: hazard communication, hazmat compliance, most cited violations, MSDS, OSHA, respiratory protection Read More

OSHA cites auto parts maker fot $135,900

May 27, 2010 | 0 comments

OSHA has cited auto parts maker  Sewon America Inc. in LaGrange, Ga., for a variety of safety violations after receiving a complaint. OSHA initiated a comprehensive inspection of the company's facility in March. Penalties total $135,900. Read more detail in an article post...

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Missing face plates on electrical outlets: $52,500 fine

May 13, 2010 | 0 comments

Okay. It's not exactly that. OSHA proposed the $52,500 penalties for four violations : a repeat violation is for failing to provide functioning safety latches on the hydraulic automobile lifts, a serious citation is for missing face plates on electrical outlets, and two othe...

Posted in: Citations, OSHA Tags: DOT compliance, general duty clause, hazard communication, hazmat compliance, Investigation, most cited violations, OSHA Read More

Yet another employment discrimination settlement for an Auto Dealership- Are You Next?

January 29, 2010 by Kathryn Carlson | 0 comments

Within the past 60 days three dealerships have reached big dollar settlements with the EEOC for races, age or gender discrimination. Most recently a dealership in Georgia paid out $140,000. With 250 new investigators and a perceived easy target in dealerships I won't be sur...

Posted in: Citations, DOL, HR: Industry Updates Tags: Department of Labor, employee morale, HR best practice, HR compliance, litigation, most cited violations Read More

OSHA's Top Most Cited Violations

November 12, 2009 | 0 comments

EHS Today published an article on October 29 about the Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2009. According to Richard Fairfax, director of OSHA's directorate of enforcement programs, 81 percent of the violations OSHA recorded throughout the year were either serious or willful ...

Posted in: DOL, OSHA, Safety: Industry Updates Tags: Department of Labor, general duty clause, hazard communication, most cited violations, OSHA, personal protective equipment Read More

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